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#195241 12-Apr-2016 08:17
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Pretty good deal - Just purchased one to try out:

 

Purchase from GoWiFi here - instructions are on the page. Works out to $97.50(excl GST) for a full cloud managed wireless access point.

 

Limit of 3 per customer. Offer is until May the 30th.

 

Specs: http://www.gowifi.co.nz/specs/cnPilot_E400.pdf - Appears to be a direct Xclaim XI-3 competitor with their own cloud management solution cnMaestro.





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  #1530727 12-Apr-2016 13:06
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How long did it take to get your promo code? I'm going to try going with this instead of the xclaim. The price is right!







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  #1530937 12-Apr-2016 16:58
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Took me a couple of hours however I'm sure they'll be getting slammed with requests now.




 
 
 
 


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  #1530969 12-Apr-2016 17:32
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Nothing for me yet. I submitted this morning. I imagine the New Zealand channel wouldn't be too busy.

 

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  #1531025 12-Apr-2016 19:30
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Thanks for the heads up! Have registered for a promo code.

 

At the risk of thread jacking, can someone point me at some of the pros and cons of a device/controller vs cloud solution for managing APs? This sort of AP is new to me. Is the management part of it just for centralised deployment and monitoring, or does it do something else?

 

Basically my project is purely residential - bigger house, a single AP won't cut it, and looking for something more reliable (and more aesthetically pleasing) than DD-WRT routers placed in strategic locations. I'm picking this would be total overkill, but $100 per AP is pretty hard to beat.


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  #1532475 13-Apr-2016 11:52
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Received my promo pdf in the wee hours of this morning. Order placed with Go Wireless. 3 APs for the price of one xClaim unit. Not bad. (Well not bad if they are good APs!)

 

Thanks very much for the heaps up Michael. 





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  #1532498 13-Apr-2016 12:32
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I got a reply asking for clarification of some details, I hope to have my Promo code shortly. 

 

 


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  #1532501 13-Apr-2016 12:35
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Same boat here. Promo code received overnight. Seems to be dealt with out of the States (thanks Colin!) so just the usual time zone issues.

For anyone else doing this, GoWifi can't accept the particular promo code as part of the checkout process. You need to process the checkout at full price (don't pay by credit card) then send them the pdf you get from Cambium. They'll then flick you a separate invoice with the discount applied.

I really can't believe how good a deal this is. Karma almost inevitably dictates that they are going to be a pr!ck to set up properly.

 
 
 
 


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  #1532502 13-Apr-2016 12:37
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networkn:

 

I got a reply asking for clarification of some details, I hope to have my Promo code shortly. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yes. Same here. 





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  #1532505 13-Apr-2016 12:39
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Mine is en-route. I'll post a comparison of this versus the Xclaim XI-3 when it arrives. If it impresses me I may well have a cheap XI-3 to flick off to some lucky punter :)







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  #1532511 13-Apr-2016 12:45
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mdf:

 

Thanks for the heads up! Have registered for a promo code.

 

At the risk of thread jacking, can someone point me at some of the pros and cons of a device/controller vs cloud solution for managing APs? This sort of AP is new to me. Is the management part of it just for centralised deployment and monitoring, or does it do something else?

 

Basically my project is purely residential - bigger house, a single AP won't cut it, and looking for something more reliable (and more aesthetically pleasing) than DD-WRT routers placed in strategic locations. I'm picking this would be total overkill, but $100 per AP is pretty hard to beat.

 

 

Just far easier to manage the AP's themselves. I can provision SSID's etc to my current Xclaim solution from anywhere with an internet connection, firmware updates are handled seamlessly, new features get added etc.





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  #1532607 13-Apr-2016 15:34
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Keen to here how they perform as there is not much on the net about them


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  #1532612 13-Apr-2016 15:47
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look forward to hearing you comparison @michaelmurfy i was really looking a picking up a few Xi3's but for that price, and there abouts equal looking specs Quite interesting.





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  #1532624 13-Apr-2016 16:05
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Cambuim is a division of Motorola (Basically their Enterprise Wireless Division). Talking to a colleague in the USA he thinks they are pretty good. Will be a lot better in coming months as they execute their roadmap for improving the current range post release.


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  #1532828 14-Apr-2016 07:43
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Just got my quote and noticed this:

 

 

 

3. Total Participants shall be limited to 150 in each Region: APAC, CALA, EMEA, NA

 

 

 

so may pay to get in fast :)

 

 

 

@michaelmurfy have you received the units yet?

 

 

 

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  #1532924 14-Apr-2016 11:33
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If I hadnt sorted my and my sisters place out with unifi AC's I would be all over this. Such is life.





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